Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Terrapin Side Project Volume 11- Boom Shakalager
I picked up a bottle of Terrapin Side Project Volume 11- Boom Shakalager from Al's of Hampden. This beer is a Bavarian Style Imperial Lager and it pours a copper color with an off-white foamy head. The aroma consists of sweet malts, sour hops, caramel, and toffee. The taste is smooth and delicious right off the bat. There is a good helping of caramel and toffee. The beer finishes with sour hops and a nice pepper kick to the sides out the mouth. The after taste lingers with pepper and a slight dryness. The alcohol content is 9.0 % ABV. This was a style of beer that I am not entirely familiar with, but it was quite delicious. It may come off a little syrupy and not very carbonated, it is quite delicious and very drinkable, dangerous for a 9.0% ABV beer.